December, 2012

Crowning decay in young children

Dental Health Services Victoria is examining painless ways to halt decay

In an Australian-first, Dental Health Services Victoria (DHSV) is investigating a painless method of treating tooth decay in young children. A research team led by Professor Hanny Calache is conducting a pilot study using stainless steel caps (also known as […]

New strategy to prevent or halt periodontal disease

Bleeding gums from periodontal diseasePerio disease is a possible precursor for cardio disease.

By blocking a molecular receptor that bacteria normally target to cause the disease, scientists from the University of Pennsylvania have now demonstrated an ability in a mouse model to both prevent periodontitis from developing and halt the progression of the […]